Back in March of this year, CNBC announced they were reviving the cancelled Deal or No Deal TV show. Now, NBCUniversal’s business news cable network has released additional details, including open casting call information, for the game show revival. The TV series will film at Florida’s Universal Orlando Resort, before a live studio audience. Deal or No Deal is expected to premiere on CNBC late in 2018.
The Deal or No Deal format originated in the Netherlands and originally premiered in the US on NBC in 2005. It last ran in primetime, in 2009. It has also run as a half-hour syndicated daytime program. Howie Mandel is returning to host the CNBC version of the game show. Deal or No Deal features contestants who play the odds in hopes of dealing for a top prize of $1 million. The new season will consist of 30 hourlong episodes. Learn more about the return of Deal or No Deal from this CNBC press release.
News May 15, 2018
CNBC’S ALL-NEW ‘DEAL OR NO DEAL’ TO ORIGINATE FROM UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — May 15, 2018 — CNBC today announced the network’s all-new “Deal or No Deal” with original host Howie Mandel will be taped at Universal Orlando Resort. CNBC’s “Deal or No Deal” will consist of 30 original one-hour episodes and will join the network’s primetime lineup in fourth quarter 2018.
Guests of Universal Orlando Resort — the family vacation destination with three theme parks, six on-site hotels and a nighttime dining and entertainment complex all within walking distance of each other – will have the opportunity to be part of the studio audience and experience the high energy and excitement of the high stakes game show.
The series also returns with all-new contestants. “Deal or No Deal” is currently hosting open casting calls:
Wednesday, May 16 – Jacksonville, Florida – 2pm – 7pm
Location: River City Brewing Company, 835 Museum Circle
Saturday, May 19 – Orlando, Florida – 9am – 2pm
Location: Universal CityWalk, Soundstage 19, 6000 Universal BLVD.
Sunday, May 20 – Miami, Florida – 11am – 4pm
Location: Gulfstream Park, 901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, FL
Individuals can also apply online at: https://dealornodeal.castingcrane.com
On the hit game show “Deal or No Deal,” contestants play and deal for a top prize of $1 million. With 26 sealed briefcases full of varying amounts of cash – ranging from a penny to $1 million ─ and the mysterious entity known only as “the Banker,” contestants are faced with a game of odds and chance and whether to accept an offer of cash from “the Banker” in exchange for what might be contained in the contestant’s chosen briefcase.
The new “Deal or No Deal” is produced by Truly Original, a subsidiary of Endemol Shine North America, with Steven Weinstock, Glenda Hersh and Scott St. John as executive producers. Jim Ackerman and Christian Barcellos are the executive producers for CNBC.
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